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FOR THE LOVE OF LETTERPRESS: A PRINTING HANDBOOK FOR INSTRUCTORS & STUDENTS. Cathie Ruggie Saunders and Martha Chiplis. Bloomsbury Publishing, London, 2013. 160 pp. with 203 ills. (195 col.). 25 x 19 cm. ISBN 9781408139417 In English.
Publisher's description: Conveying the authors' love of the letterpress process and product, this book covers everything you need to know to create beautiful work. Beginning with the technology and history of type and the printed page, it continues with the fundamentals of measurement, terminology and the lay of the case. Guidance on planning the concept, gathering inspiration and critiquing your work will help you develop your skills or show you how to lead others to do so. The authors also show how contemporary digital processes are highly compatible with letterpress and have expanded its boundaries in the 21st century. A must for students who wish to learn letterpress and instructors as a handy reference.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Graphic Arts (Prints), Graphic Design — Books/Illustration/Printing
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 156894
Paperbound $27.95x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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